Interview day

Please keep in mind that this is just a sample schedule, provided to give you an idea of what the day might include. The activities, times and locations on your confirmed schedule may be different.

The evening before your interview (Casual Attire):

6:30 p.m. / Resident Dinner

Several of our residents will meet you in the lobby of the Courtyard Marriot and drive you to the dinner and back. On the way, the residents will point out the location of the hospital so you know where to go the next morning. They may also highlight some of their favorite Cleveland destinations for recreation, education and socializing.

Interview Day Schedule (Business Attire):

7:15 a.m. / Meet in the University Hospitals Lerner Tower Lobby

The main entrance to University Hospitals is located on UH Drive. If you are driving, park in the UH Visitors Garage, which is also located on UH Drive, off of Euclid Ave. The garage will be on your right and the main entrance to the hospital will be straight ahead. You will be given a parking pass when you leave so parking will be free.

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. / Morning Conference

You will be able to observe and participate in our morning conference, which may be a Pediatric Educational Didactics Series (PEDS) session, a journal club, or a patient management conference. Breakfast is provided.

8:35 – 9:30 a.m. / Welcome Session with Program Director

Meet with one of our program directors who will provide you with information and highlights about our program. If you have still have questions after this session, you will have a second opportunity to ask them later in the day at your brief one-on-one meeting with the program director.

9:35 – 10:30 a.m. / Meet with the Program Directions

You will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with our program directors to ask them any remaining questions.

10:35 – 11:25 a.m. / Faculty Interviews

This is your opportunity to discuss your experience and future plans and to ask questions about UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. Although we are unable to provide you with a list of your interviewers in advance, if you informed us of a subspecialty interest, we will do our best to match you with a faculty member from that subspecialty.

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. / Lunch with Residents

Relax and spend some time talking to our residents about the program; their experiences; things to do in Cleveland; and more.

12:20 – 1:00 p.m. / Hospital tour

One of our residents or chief residents will take you on a tour of our beautiful facility.

1 – 1:15 p.m. / End of Day Wrap up

A residency coordinator or chief resident will escort you back to the UH Lerner Tower Lobby.

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